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Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 4 December 2015 (UK)
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Documentary covering the highs and lows of 2000AD's history, from its inception after the demise of Action to the present day.

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Paul Goodwin
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Credited cast:
Dan Abnett Dan Abnett ... Himself
Geoff Barrow Geoff Barrow ... Himself
Emma Beeby Emma Beeby ... Herself
Karen Berger Karen Berger ... Herself
Lauren Beukes ... Herself
David Bishop David Bishop ... Himself
Brian Bolland ... Himself
Will Brooker Will Brooker ... Himself
D'Israeli D'Israeli ... Himself
Will Dennis Will Dennis ... Himself
Andy Diggle Andy Diggle ... Himself
Ian Edginton Ian Edginton ... Himself
Gary Erskine Gary Erskine ... Himself
Carlos Ezquerra ... Himself
Henry Flint Henry Flint ... Himself
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Documentary covering the highs and lows of 2000AD's history, from its inception after the demise of Action to the present day.

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During the closing credits, John Badham is credited as the director of The Wild Bunch with courtesy for clip usage. The Wild Bunch was directed by Sam Peckinpah and released and distributed by Warner Bros (although possibly Paramount may have home entertainment rights in some territories) See more »

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Talking heads on their hard hitting seminal comic
7 May 2016 | by joebloggscitySee all my reviews

I wasn't into 2000AD when I was young, didn't know anyone who really was, which was my loss. Once you read a few of their mags, your eyes are opened and you see the quality and originality of what they have been striving to do.

This documentary is a down to earth talking heads history of those who built & fashioned the comic & characters over all these years. We don't get much in the way of comic shots or nasty stories, we have the whole spate of familiar & legendary names giving us their frank opinion on the whole comic.

Its place in the annals of comic history is indisputable, and this documentary is recording for posterity those views.

There is nothing necessarily special in this doc, it was trying to record lives and history, and it achieves that.

If you're interested in comics then this is great, for 2000AD fans it is indispensable. Enjoy and be enlightened. Need to dig out those old Dredd anthology volumes again for a good old read.


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